Sodium in Eggs & Other Breakfast Foods
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How Much Salt in an Egg in its Raw State?
Small size contains 54 milligrams of sodium, a medium 62, a jumbo 89, an extra large 80 and a large 71 milligrams.
One cup of raw eggs - which is about 5 large eggs contains 345 milligrams of sodium.
One cup of raw egg whites contains 403 milligrams of sodium; one large contains 55 mg's.
One cup of raw egg yolk contains 117 sodium milligrams while the yolk from one large egg contains 8 mg's.
Breakfast Foods Rich in Salt Content
You'll be able to better-control the amount of salt that you want to put into your healthy weight loss plan by enjoying your breakfast at home rather than stopping by your favorite fast food restaurant.
If you don't have that option, might we suggest McDonald's Scrambled Eggs. You get two and the salt content is very minimal for fast food at 196 milligrams.
Breakfast foods that are highest in salt content include bacon, sausage, ham, Canadian bacon and hashbrowns.
Sodium in Eggs, Bacon & Other Popular Breakfast Foods
Diet Bites Free Meal Planner
This free Diet Meal Planner contains about 1,500 calories. Aim to include a 10-15 minute walk in your weight loss plan. You can also enjoy coffee or tea but try to limit sugar/cream calories.
Make water your chief source of beverage as it contains zero calories. Enjoy 2 snacks of any fresh fruit of your choice.
Breakfast Diet Meal Planner
1 English Muffin + 1 pat of margarine + 1 serving of your favorite jam + 1 cup of skim milk.
Lunch Diet Meal Planner
One 6-inch Subway sandwich - choose any sandwich listed on their '6 grams of fat or less' menu. Also enjoy 1 bag of baked chips.
Dinner Diet Meal Planner
1 large salad containing the following & served with light salad dressing or 5-calorie balsamic vinegar - and keep in mind that you can personalize this list to suit your personal preference as nothing is 'Set in Stone': 1/2 cup of prepared lean roasted or deli chicken, 3 cups of chopped lettuce or baby spinach or greens - or a mix of greens; 1 small chopped tomato, sliced cucumber, grated carrot, chopped celery, chopped olives, pickles, chopped onions; top with 1 serving of reduced-fat grated cheese; also enjoy 1 serving of croutons.
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